'Fintech start-ups shouldn't go on a blockchain solo run just yet'

There's plenty of hype but work on the cryptocurrency technology is still at a very early stage, writes Leanna Byrne

12th May, 2017
Fintech revolution Pic: Getty

In his 350 BC book Politics, the Greek philosopher Aristotle contemplated on the nature of money. Money, he said, has a purpose. We assign a value to an otherwise insignificant object such as a coin or a note so we can trade.

But 2,367 years later, this view of money is, well, a little outdated.

This week, I spent two days down in Kerry, the home of fintech giant Fexco. Fintech is spreading, particularly down in Kerry...

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